Exempt/Nonexempt Status: Exempt
Reports to: Contracts & Procurement Manager
This position is responsible for the procurement of materials and product from all NAG suppliers in accordance with contract requirements and delivery schedules.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Processes purchasing transactions according to federal statutes, government contracting standards and policies and procedures established by NAG Marine.
- Examines and analyzes purchase requisitions/sales orders for completeness and accuracy of information; contacts department or initiator to clarify or complete information; determines method to process requisition based on dollar amount, timeliness required, existing open contracts, and/or competitive bidding.
- Interprets FAR/DFARS and standard contract terms and conditions to ensure appropriate contract flow downs are incorporated in to purchase orders.
- Identifies and selects vendor to procure requisitioned materials or services, meeting criteria such as price, quantity, quality and delivery date and places orders.
- Compliance with Counterfeit Parts Mitigation policies.
- Expediting of purchase orders; Monitoring of Open Purchase Order reports.
- Key stakeholder in RMA process: Works with Accounting/Sales/QA.
- Participates in Forecasting discussions with major suppliers.
- Updates/monitors BOM for PLCs/assembled products.
- Maintains records for purchases, shipments, and related matters.
- Support Logistics; backup for warehousing/shipping responsibilities
- Participates in taking inventory periodically.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures for government contractors
- Knowledge of materials, products, and the commodity market in marine industry.
- Skill in preparing and analyzing technical specifications and bids.
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
- Proficiency in Excel, Project, Word, Access, Outlook, and various other software packages.
- Ability to work in a dynamic, changing environment.
- Strong time management skills, and ability to work independently with little direction.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- 2 – 5 years’ experience as a buyer in the government contracting industry; OR an equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
- Prior experience purchasing for the government.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills